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- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 129.00
This book compiles studies on interactions of land-cover and land-use change with climate in a region where warming is most pronounced. Covers the latest satellite sensing combined with GIS, assesses current land-cover changes and potential future scenarios. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 30.00
Like the adventurer who circled an iceberg to see it on all sides, Mariana Gosnell, former Newsweek reporter and author of Zero Three Bravo , a book about flying a small plane around the United States, explores ice in all its complexity, grandeur, and significance.More brittle than glass, at times stronger than steel, at other times flowing like... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 82.95
Using the latest mapping techniques, J.A.A. Jones, Chair of the IGU Commission for Water Sustainability, examines water availability, the impact of climate change and the problems created for water management worldwide as well as possible solutions. Water Sustainability: A Global Perspective is one of the first textbook to meld the physical and human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 149.00
This book focuses on River Basin Organizations as the key institutions for managing internationally shared water resources. This includes a comparative analysis of all River Basin Organizations worldwide and three in-depth case studies from three different continents. The detailed case studies are the Senegal (West Africa), Mekong (South-east Asia)... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
Informed by insights arising from both field and laboratory observations, this book surveys progress in hydrogeology, including changes in conceptualization, new approaches to simulating groundwater flow and transport and new hydrogeophysical methods. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00
This book describes methods of investigation for processes taking place in real lakes, as components of the geophysical environment. Covers numerical modeling, observation and experimental procedures, and the dynamics of lake water as a particle-laden fluid. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00
Many of the world?s major cities sprang up on the banks of rivers. Used for water, food, irrigation, transportation, and power, rivers sustain life and connect the world together, but most of us think of them simply as waterways that must be crossed on the way to another place. Using four European and two North American rivers as examples, A Story... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 99.50
Recent hydrometeorological extreme events have highlighted the increased exposure and vulnerability of societies and the need to strengthen the knowledge-base of related policies. Current research is focused on improving forecasting, prediction and early warning capabilities in order to improve the assessment of vulnerability and risks linked to extreme... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This book offers a unique collection of inter- and multidisciplinary studies on river systems. Rivers have been the prime source of sustenance since the advent of civilization and river systems often form the basis for agriculture, transport, water, and land for domestic, commercial, and industrial activities, fostering economic prosperity. A river... more...